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  • Weimar market place © Weimar GmbH Maik Schuck

    Weimar market place © Weimar GmbH Maik Schuck

  • St Thomas's Church Leipzig St Thomas's Choir © LTM-Brzoska

    St Thomas's Church Leipzig St Thomas's Choir © LTM-Brzoska

  • Bach Monument in front of St. Thomas Church

    Bach Monument in front of St. Thomas Church

  • Paulinum Leipzig

    Paulinum Leipzig

  • Eisenach Bach House garden

    Eisenach Bach House garden

  • Bachmuseum in Eisenach

    Bachmuseum in Eisenach

  • St. George's Church in Eisenach

    St. George's Church in Eisenach

  • Portrait from Bach

    Portrait from Bach

  • Castle Square in Leipzig

    Castle Square in Leipzig

Music tour Johann Sebastian Bach

In the footsteps of Johann Sebastian Bach


Joahnn Sebasian Bach's abilities as an organist were highly respected during his lifetime, although he was not widely recognised as a great composer until a revival of interest and performances of his music in the first half of the 19th century. He is now generally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time.

Follow the footsteps of the illustrious composer Johann Sebastian Bach with AugustusTours during this special music tour to Eisenach, Weimar and Leipzig! Enjoy the organ concert in the Herder Church in Weimar and visit the birthplace of the famous composer. At the Bach House in Eisenach you can experience music at first hand.
This group tour is customised by us for you. It can be modified, shortened or extended according to your wishes. We look forward to receiving your enquiry and will be happy to provide you with a customised offer for your group tour.
Duration
7 days/ 6 nights
Travel period

daily

Bookable from
10 person(s)
Characteristics of the tour
Music tourtailor-made group tour suggestionfor groups of 10 or more people
© Robert Michalk Photography © Robert Michalk Photography
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Itinerary

  • Day 1: Individual arrival in Eisenach
    Depending on when you arrive in Eisenach, you will have time to see the city on your own.
    Overnight stay in Eisenach
  • Day 2: Eisenach
    Get your music tour off to a historic start in the footsteps of Johann Sebastian Bach. Today, your group will discover the traces the famous musician left behind in Eisenach, now named after Martin Luther, during a guided tour of the city. The information will be deepened in the afternoon at the Bach Museum.
    Overnight stay in Eisenach
  • Day 3: Excursion to Wechmar and Mühlhausen
    On the second day of your music tour, your excursion will take you to Wechmar, where you will visit the Bach Stamm House. The museum has been exhibiting original collections since 1997. In the afternoon, your group will then get to know the Unstrut town of Mühlhausen better during a themed tour of the old town. In the Blasii Church, which is a three-nave hall church with an elaborately designed facade and a wheel window, J.S. Bach worked as an organist for a year.
    Overnight stay in Eisenach
  • Day 4: Excursion to Arnstadt, onward journey to Weimar.
    Bach also left his mark in Arnstadt. You will explore the Bach Church, the Bach House and the Bach Monument. Also worthwhile is a visit to the Bach exhibition in Arnstadt Castle and a detour to the wedding church in Dornheim! In the afternoon you will drive to Weimar.
    Overnight stay in Weimar
  • Day 5: Weimar and Leipzig
    Before this music tour takes your guests to Leipzig, an exploration of Weimar is on the agenda. They will first visit the city church of St. Peter and Paul, baptistery of Johann Sebastian Bachs two sons. In the afternoon, your guests will get to know Leipzig, Goethes "Little Paris", better.
    Overnight stay in Leipzig
  • Day 6: Leipzig During a themed city tour through the old town of this traditional trading city, the tour guide will introduce your group to important details, interesting anecdotes and historical events, immersing your guests in centuries past. A visit to St. Thomas Church should be as much a part of any music tour to Leipzig as a visit to the Bach Museum.
    Overnight stay in Leipzig
  • Day 7: Individual departure or extension of your musical cultural tour.
    Extend the itinerary of this musical tour and complement your cultural trip with an excursion to the Bach town of Köthen. Bach lived and worked here as Kapellmeister from 1717-1723.

Services

SERVICES INCLUDED

Basic package of your music tour "In the footsteps of Johann Sebastian Bach":

7 days / 6 nights

  • 3 x overnight stays with breakfast in Eisenach
  • 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Weimar
  • 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Leipzig
  • guided city tour in Eisenach
  • Visit of the Bach Museum Eisenach
  • Guided tour through the old town of Mühlhausen
  • Visit of the Blasii church in Mühlhausen
  • Visit of Wechmar incl. Bach tribe house
  • Visit of the Bach church in Arnstadt
  • Guided tour of the Bach exhibition in Arnstadt Castle
  • Tour of the Bach House and the Bach Monument in Arnstadt
  • Visit to the wedding church in Dornheim
  • City tour Weimar with visit of the Herder church
  • City tour Leipzig
  • Visit to St. Thomas Church in Leipzig
  • Visit to the Leipzig Bach Museum
  • City map of Leipzig per room
  • Travel documents for the tour guide/driver
  • 24-hour AugustusTours telephone service during your group tour

PLUS packages for your music trip Johann Sebastian Bach

KöthenPLUS

  • Guided tour of Köthen "In the footsteps of Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Tour of St. Agnus Church and Köthen Castle

MusicPLUS

  • Organ performance in the Herder Church in Weimar
  • Visit to the Musical Instrument Museum in Leipzig

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

ACCOMMODATION CATEGORIES

Depending on the customer's wishes, we organise overnight stays in 3 to 5-star hotels. In our destinations, we work with a selection of hotels that fulfil our quality requirements. Reliable co-operation and good service are our top priorities. If you are satisfied with the selected service partners, we will be happy to book them again for follow-up orders (subject to availability).

FURTHER INFORMATION

Please note that in some cities accommodation taxes, visitor's taxes, etc. apply. Unless otherwise stated, these are not included in the tour price and must be paid locally.